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carest thou for any man; for thou regardest not the person of men. Tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to give tribute unto Caesar, or not? But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites? Shew me the tribute-money. And they brought unto him a peny. And he saith unto them, Whose is this image and superscription ? They say unto him, Caesar's. Then saith he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's. When they had heard these words, they marvelled, and left him, and went their
who, under the pretence of Religion and thy most holy Name, had contrived, and well-nigh ef. fected the utter destruction of this Church and Kingdom: As we do this day most heartily and devoutly adore and magnify thy glorious Name for this thine infinite goodness already vouchsaf. ed to us; so do we most humbly beseech thee to continue thy grace and favour towards us, that no such dismal calamity may ever again fall upon us. Infatuate and defeat all the secret counsels of deceitful and wicked men against us: Abate their pride, asswage their malice, and confound their devices. Strengthen the hands of our gracious Sovereign Kin
WILLIAM, and all that are
put in authority under him, with
judgement and justice to cut off
all such workers of iniquity, as turn Religion into Rebellion, and Faith into Faction; that they may never again prevail against us, nor triumph in the ruin of the Monarchy and thy Church among us. Protect and defend our Sovereign Lord the King, with the whole Royal Family, from all Treasons and Conspiracies. Be unto him an helmet of salvation, and a strong tower of defence against the face of all his enemies; clothe them with shame and confusion, but upon Himself and his Posterity let the
Crown for ever flourish. So we Jesus Christ our only Saviour thy people, and the sheep of thy and Redeemer, to whom, with pasture, will give thee thanks thee, O Father, and the Holy for ever, and will always be Ghost, be glory in the Church shewing forth thy praise from ge- throughout all ages, world withneration to generation; throughout end. Amen.
A FORM OF
TO ALMIGHTY GOD; To be used in all Churches and Chapels within this Realm, every Year, upon the Twenty-sixth Day of June ; being the Day on which His Majesty be gan His happy Reign.
q The Service shall be the same with the usual Office for Holy-days in all things ; except
where it is in this Office otherwise appointed. If this Day shall happen to be Sunday, this whole Office shall be used, as it followeth,
q Morning Prayer shall begin with these to cleanse us from all unrighteSentences.
ousness. i St. John i. 8, 9. | Exhort that first of all, Sup1 plications, Prayers, Interces
| Instead of Venite exultemus the Hymn
following shall be said or sung; one Verse sions, and giving of Thanks, be by the Priest, and another by the Clerk made for all men; for Kings, and and people. for all that are in Authority; n Lord our Governour : how that we may lead a quiet and U excellent is thy Name in all peaceable life, in all godliness and the world! Psal. viii. 1. honesty: For this is good and Lord, what is man, that thou acceptable unto God our Savi hast such respect unto him : or our. 1 Tim. ii. 1, 2, 3.
the son of man, that thou so reIf we say that we have no sin, gardest him? Psal. cxliv. 3. we deceive ourselves, and the The merciful and gracious truth is not in us; but, if we con- Lord hath so done his marvellous fess our sins, he is faithful and works : that they ought to be had just to forgive us our sins, and in remembrance. Psal. cxi. 4. *** O that men would therefore | now, and ever shall be : world praise the Lord for his goodness : without end. Amen. and declare the wonders that he Proper Psalms. xx, xxi, ci. doeth for the children of men!
Proper Lessons. Psal. cvii. 21.
The First, Josh. i. to the end of Behold, O God our defender : the Ninth Verse. and look upon the face of thine
Te Deum. Anointed. Psal. lxxxiv. 9.
The Second, Rom. xii. O hold thou up his goings in
Jubilate Deo. thy paths : that his footsteps slip a The Suffrages next after the Creed shall not. Psal. xvii. 5.
stand thus. Grant the King a long life : Priest. O Lord, shew thy and make him glad with the joy mercy upon us. of thy countenance. Psal. Ixi. 6. Answer. And grant us thy & xxi. 6.
salvation. Let him dwell before thee for Priest. O Lord, save the King; ever : 0 prepare thy loving mercy Answer. Who putteth his trust and faithfulness, that they may in thee. preserve him. Psal. Ixi. 7. Priest. Send him help from
In his time let the righteous thy holy place. flourish : and let peace be in all Answer. And evermore mighour borders. Psal. lxxii. 7. & tily defend him. cxlvii. 14.
Priest. Let his enemies have As for his enemies, clothe them no advantage against him. with shame : but upon himself let Answer. Let not the wicked his crown flourish. Psal. cxxxii. approach to hurt him. 19.
Priest. Endue thy Ministers Blessed be the Lord God, even with righteousness. the God of Israel : which only Answer. And make thy chosen doeth wondrous things. Psal. people joyful. lxxii. 18.
Priest. O Lord, save thy peoAnd blessed be the Name of his ple. Majesty for ever : and alĩ the Answer. And bless thine inearth shall be filled with his Ma- heritance. jesty. Amen, Amen. Ver. 19. Priest. Give peace in our
Glory be to the Father, and time, O Lord. to the Son : and to the Holy Answer. Because there is none Ghost;
other that fighteth for us, but As it was in the beginning, is only thou, O God.
Priest. Be unto us, O Lord, / submission to his Authority; let a strong tower;
his Reign be long and prosperAnswer. From the face of our ous, and crown him with immorenemies.
tality in the life to come; through Priest. O Lord, hear our Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. prayer;
q In the end of the Litany (which shall alAnswer. And let our cry come
ways be used upon this Day) after the
Collect [We humbly beseech thee, O Faunto thee.
ther, &c.] shall the following Prayer, for
the King and Royal Family, be used. Instead of the first Collect at Morning Lord our God, who upholdPrayer shall be used this following Collect of Thanksgiving for His Majesty's
est and governest all things · Accession to the Throne.
in heaven and earth; receive our ALMIGHTY God, who rulest humble prayers, with our hearty n over all the kingdoms of the thanksgivings, for our Sovereign World, and disposest of them ac- Lord WILLIAM, as on this day, cording to thy good pleasure; We set over us by thy grace and proyield thee unfeigned thanks, for vidence to be our King; and so that thou wast pleased, as on this together with him bless our graday, to place thy Servant our So
cious Queen Adelaide, and all the vereign Lord, King WILLIAM Royal Family; that they all, upon the Throne of this Realm. ever trusting in thy goodness, proLet thy wisdom be his guide, tected by thy power, and crownand let thine arm strengthen him; ed with thy gracious and endless let justice, truth, and holiness, favour, may continue before thee let peace and love, and all those in health, peace, joy, and honour, virtues that adorn the Christian and may live long and happy Profession, flourish in his days; lives upon earth, and after death direct all his counsels and endea obtain everlasting life and glory vours to thy glory, and the wel- in the kingdom of heaven, by the fare of his people ; and give us
Merits and Mediation of Christ grace to obey him cheerfully and
Jesus our Saviour, who with the willingly for conscience sake;
Father and the Holy Spirit, livthat neither our sinful passions,
eth and reigneth ever one God, nor our private interests, may
world without end. Amen. disappoint his cares for the pub
q Then shall follow this Collect, for God's
protection of the King against all his enelick good; let him always pos mies. sess the hearts of his people, that M OST gracious God, who hast they may never be wanting in 11 set thy servant WILLIAM honour to his Person, and dutiful our King upon the Throne of his Ancestors, we most humbly be- | Nation; Give him, we beseech seech thee to protect him on the thee, all those heavenly graces same from all the dangers to that are requisite for so high a which he may be exposed; Hide trust; Let the work of thee his him from the gathering together God prosper in his hands; Let of the froward, and from the in- his eyes behold the success of his surrection of wicked doers; Do designs for the service of thy true thou weaken the hands, blast the | Religion established amongst us; designs, and defeat the enter- And make him a blessed instruprizes of all his enemies, that no ment of protecting and advancing secret conspiracies, nor open vio thy Truth, wherever it is perselences, may disquiet his Reign; cuted and oppressed; Let Hybut that, being safely kept under pocrisy and Profaneness, Superthe shadow of thy wing, and sup- stition and Idolatry, fly before ported by thy power, he may tri- | his face; Let not Heresies and umph over all opposition ; that false Doctrines disturb the peace so the world may acknowledge of the Church, nor Schisms and thee to be his defender and migh- causeless Divisions weaken it; ty deliverer in all difficulties and But grant us to be of one heart adversities; through Jesus Christ and one mind in serving thee our our Lord. Amen.
God, and obeying him according T Then the Prayer for the High Court of
to thy will: And that these blessParliament (if sitting:)
ings may be continued to afterT In the Communion Service, immediately
ages, let there never be one wantbefore the reading of the Epistle, instead ing in his house to succeed him of the Collect for the King, and that of 1 in the government of this United the Day, shall be used this Prayer for the King, as supreme Governour of this
Kingdom, that our posterity may Church.
see his children's children, and RLESSED Lord, who hast peace upon Israel. So we that
D called Christian Princes to are thy people, and sheep of thy the defence of thy Faith, and pasture, shall give thee thanks for hast made it their duty to pro- ever, and will always be shewing mote the spiritual welfare, toge- forth thy praise from generation ther with the temporal interest to generation. Amen. of their people; We acknowledge The Epistle. 1 St. Pet. ii. 11. with humble and thankful hearts N EARLY beloved, I beseech thy great goodness to us, in set- | 1 you as strangers and pilting thy Servant our most gra- | grims, abstain from fleshly lusts, cious King over this Church and which war against the soul; hav